The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at 9:30 a.m. (ET) on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at United States Mint headquarters at 801 9th St. NW, in Washington, D.C. The meeting will take place in the second-floor conference room. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business related to the CCAC’s responsibility to advise the secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to United States coinage.
Agenda (subject to change):
- Review and discussion of 2019 Native American $1 coin candidate designs
- Review and discussion of 2020 Native American $1 coin candidate designs
- Review and discussion of reverse candidate designs for the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program
- Review and discussion of candidate designs for the Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal
- Review and discussion of candidate designs for the Office of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal
- Review and discussion of a potential 2018 American Liberty 24-karat gold fractional coin
- Discussion and election of jurors for the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design Competition
The meeting is open to interested members of the public and news media.
Interested members of the public may dial in to listen to the meeting at (866) 564-9287, access code 62956028. Note: Dial-in access is listen only and phones must be kept on mute to not disturb discussion.
Members of the public interested in attending the meeting in person will be admitted into the meeting room on a first-come, first-serve basis as space is limited. Conference room A&B can accommodate up to 50 members of the public at any one time. In addition, all persons entering a U.S. Mint facility must adhere to building security protocol. This means they must consent to the search of their persons and objects in their possession while on government grounds and when they enter and leave the facility, and are prohibited from bringing into the facility weapons of any type, illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, or contraband.
The United States Mint Police officer conducting the screening will evaluate whether an item may enter into or exit from a facility based upon federal law, Treasury policy, United States Mint policy, and local operating procedure; and all prohibited and unauthorized items will be subject to confiscation and disposal.
Members of the public interested in submitting ideas for the CCAC’s consideration may fax them to (202) 756-6525.
About the CCAC
The CCAC was established to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, commemorative coins, Congressional gold medals, and national and other medals produced by the Secretary; advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places that the Committee recommends to be commemorated; and advise the Secretary of the Treasury with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. ❑
Press release courtesy of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee.